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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.

 

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November 2019

COURSE-Project Management- Calgary

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$595.00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT The course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff. Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project. Practical exercise designed for mechanical contractors.  WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Understand the importance of project planning Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase orders for…

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COURSE-Intro to Blueprint Reading

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$315.00

Participants will learn how to read a set of construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. What will you learn? Have an elementary knowledge of blueprint reading as it relates to building construction projects Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals Understand how Building Codes and Bylaws impact blueprints Understand specifications and the contractual hierarchy Be able to…

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SEMINAR- Improving Customer Service Experience – Calgary

November 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

A great customer experience isn’t just a customer benefit; it’s a competitive differentiator in any industry. This session covers customer service strategies to help you raise the standard of service excellence for your organization, business unit, division, or team. You’ll learn tactics to improve your communication strategies not just with your customer base, but also with your vendors, co-workers, friends and family. What will you learn: • Cognitive biases that prevent effective service and communication • How people prefer to…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC-

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Master Group, 3-3401 19th Street NE
Calgary, AB
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$25.00
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SEMINAR- Consultative Sales – Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
TBA, 13920 Yellow head Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 Canada
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CONSULTATIVE SALES Consultative selling came from the 1950s as an attempt to professionalize selling—and move sales from the transactional “sales pitch” to a more collaborative interaction. The result:  the "salesperson: is seen an expert advisor who is knowledgeable, objective and can be trusted. This yields naturally better outcomes - both when prospecting for new clients and with account penetration for existing customers.     LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to:…

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COURSE- Project Management- Edmonton

November 25 @ 8:30 am - November 26 @ 4:30 pm
TBA, Canada + Google Map
$595.00

The course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff. Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project. Practical exercise designed for mechanical contractors.  WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Understand the importance of project planning Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase orders for the project…

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December 2019

SEMINAR- Strategic Business Planning- using grants to grow.

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Today the missing ingredient in maximizing grant benefits is having the executives start the process. If you don't start with the vision and gaps in business at the executive level, your return on investment in training will give you short term results. Stop the leaks in your business funnel and learn how to best support your team where it matters most. This 2 hour session is designed for owners or executive decision makers who influence the direction and growth opportunities of a…

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January 2020

COURSE- Construction Law- Calgary

January 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am - January 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$595.00

Construction owners, managers, estimators, and supervisors will develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction and the various CCDC/CCA and other contracts used within the industry. Participants also learn how the Builders Lien Act works and other legal means to resolve construction disputes and avoid litigation. At the end of the course participants will be able to:  Understand the Canadian legal system and sources of law Be familiar with various legal terms used in contracts Understand the…

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COURSE- Field Productivity

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD PRODUCTIVITY Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradesmen. This seminar will define Field Productivity, discuss the effects of low Field Productivity and outline approaches to increase Field Productivity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Construction Supervisors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators and others will cover these topics: Introduction to Field Productivity The Contractor’s Role in improving Productivity The Supervisor’s Role in Improving Field Productivity Labour Productivity Equipment Productivity Factors that Impact Productivity Quantifying Lost Productivity Gold Seal Credits Available   MCA Events…

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2020 Curling Bonspeil

January 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Baymont Inn & Suites and Conference Centre, 4311 49 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5Y7 Canada
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$1100.00

Join MCA for our 70th Annual Provincial Trade Contractors Curling Bonspiel. All levels welcome. January 16 – 19, 2020 2 days of Curling 2 Dinners Calcutta Auction Hospitality Room Poker Tournament Cash Prizes! Team Prizes! Door Prizes! Daily 50/50 Draw! Hog Pot!  and Bragging Rights!

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